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Manly, Carla Marie

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Summary: "Clinical psychologist Dr. Carla Marie Manly provides an important and meaningful window into womanhood for those approaching fifty and beyond. A must-read book for every woman who wants to embrace the aging process, Aging Joyfully invites the reader to discover a radiant life filled with freedom, beauty, and joy."--Back cover

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Familius LLC 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.262 MAN

Collins, Gail

Summary: A lively, fascinating, eye-opening look at women and aging in America, by a <i>New York Times<i> columnist who illustrates the ways in which age is an arbitrary concept that has swung back and forth over the centuries.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.26 COL

Bateman, Justine

Summary: "Face is a book of fictional vignettes that examines the fear and vestigial evolutionary habits that have caused women and men to cultivate the imagined reality that older women's faces are unattractive, undesirable, and something to be "fixed." Based on "older face" experiences of the author, Justine Bateman, and those of dozens of women and men she interviewed, the book presents the reader...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Akashic Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 646.72 BAT

Summary: Seven elderly women and their bus driver band together to survive when their bus breaks down in the Quebec countryside. As they draw closer, the women begin to share stories from their pasts.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 1990

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA STR

Gubar, Susan

Summary: "'Tender, unsparing, poignant. . . . [A] love story that braids together intimate self-revelation with a rich meditation on the literature of aging.'-- Stephen Greenblatt. On Susan Gubar's seventieth birthday, she receives a beautiful ring from her husband, a gift that startles her into an appreciation of their luck. As she contemplates their sustaining relationship, Susan considers how older...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W. W. Norton & Company 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GUBAR, SUSAN GUB

Drabble, Margaret

Summary: "A magnificently mordant reckoning with mortality by the great British novelist Francesca Stubbs has a very full life. A highly regarded expert on housing for the elderly who is herself getting on in age, she drives restlessly round England, which is 'her last love'. She wants to 'see it all before she dies'. Amid the professional conferences she attends, she fits in visits to old friends,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DRA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DRA

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC DRA

Summary: A touching story of an elderly widow who embraces her last chance for happiness.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2006

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV ALL

Sackville-West, V. (Victoria)

Summary: "Irreverently funny and surprisingly moving, All Passion Spent is the story of a woman who discovers who she is just before it is too late. After the death of elder statesman Lord Slane--a former prime minister of Great Britain and viceroy of India--everyone assumes that his eighty-eight-year-old widow will slowly fade away in her grief, remaining as proper, decorative, and dutiful as she has...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SAC

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Summary: "Acclaimed street syle photographer Ari Seth Cohen and director Lina Plioplyte dive into the personal lives of New York City's most fashionable seniors. In an industry obsessed with youth, these older women dispel conventional ideas about beauty and aging and prove that with age comes grace, confidence, and new, unimagined opportunities for fame and fortune."--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ADV

Weiner, Jennifer

Summary: When Veronica Levy bought her home on the Outer Cape, she imagined generations of her family gathering there each summer for many years to come, but things didn't work out that way. Forty years later, Ronnie's husband is gone. Her son, Sam, is in California, and rarely makes the trip back home. Her daughter, Sarah, packs her kids' summers full of enriching, educational, resume-building...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2022

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC WEI

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA FIC WEI

Schwarz, Liese O'Halloran

Summary: Clare, one of the oldest women in Rhode Island, believes that all the painful secrets of her long life have been laid to rest, until an unexpected encounter with a piece of her past forces her to realize the time has come to tell her story. Ben, a shy, precocious six-year-old being gently raised by a devoted mom, witnesses a terrible crime and is taken to the hospital, bewildered and alone....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC SCH

Summary: Life as a private detective begins at 60 for this sprightly Lancashire housewife. Instead of winding down as her husband, Robert, expects, she's just getting started. Hetty takes a job to make ends meet and accidentally discovers her natural gift for sleuthing. In these first six episodes, she finds an eager sidekick in destitute teenager Geoffrey and puts her sensible pumps to the pavement in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Publisher not identified] 2014

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV HET

Summary: After pulling off a bank robbery in series one, series two sees Jenny and Cecilia tackle another classic heist: art theft. Where banks were the target in series one, their focus has now shifted to the rich tax-evading men earning big money at the taxpayers' expense. This is Kalmar, Sweden's local aristocracy, who play bridge at the gentlemen's club and only watch out for each other.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV SIM

Lunden, Joan

Summary: In her most candid and revealing book yet, acclaimed broadcast journalist and Baby Boomer Joan Lunden delves into the various phases of aging that leave many feeling uncomfortable, confused, and on edge. In her hilarious book, Lunden takes the dull and depressing out of aging, replacing it with wit and humor. After all, laughing is better than crying--unless it makes you pee! Whether you're in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Forefront Books 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.26 LUN

Rountree, Cathleen.

Contents: Liz Smith -- Doris Lessing -- Elizabeth (Betita) Martinez -- Inge Morath -- Anna Halprin -- Ruth Asawa -- Madeleine L'Engle -- Elinor Gadon -- Enola Maxwell -- Marge Frantz -- June Singer -- Mitsuye Yamada -- Betty Friedan -- Lee Robins -- Betye Saar -- Leah Friedman.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jossey-Bass Publishers 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.26 ROU

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rodale Press 1994

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 613.042 PRE

Allende, Isabel

Summary: "From internationally bestselling author Isabel Allende comes an exquisitely crafted love story and multigenerational epic that sweeps from present-day San Francisco to Poland and the United States during WWII. In 1939, as Poland falls under the shadow of the Nazis and the world goes to war, young Alma Belasco's parents send her away to live in safety with an aunt and uncle in their opulent...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC ALL

Summary: More than two decades after catapulting to stardom with The Princess Bride, an aging actress decides to take her final job: preserving her digital likeness for a future Hollywood. Through a deal brokered by her loyal, longtime agent and the head of Miramount Studios, her alias will be controlled by the studio, and will star in any film they want with no restrictions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA CON

Agria, Mary A.

Summary: "Author Mary Agria continues her love affair with Northern Michigan and gardens in this novel about the power of new beginnings--as long-time Little Traverse Bay cottager Maggie Aron struggles to confront her own mortality and the 'sciatica of the soul' that can rob life of its meaning and hope"--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mary A. Agria 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AGR

Chiaverini, Jennifer.

Summary: Colored illustrations on endpapers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2003

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS Chiav

Goto, Hiromi

Summary: Poet and novelist Hiromi Goto effortlessly blends wry, observational slice-of-life literary fiction with poetic magical realism in the tender and surprising graphic novel Shadow Life, with haunting art from debut artist Ann Xu. When Kumiko's well-meaning adult daughters place her in an assisted living home, the seventy-six-year-old widow gives it a try, but it's not where she wants to be. She...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2021

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Guiliano, Mireille

Summary: Offers a proactive way to stay looking and feeling great, without resorting to "the knife".

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.042 GUI

Martin, Barry

Summary: "The inspiring true story of the bond between a feisty octogenarian and the man in charge of building an enormous shopping mall around her home. Edith Macefield achieved folk hero status in 2006 when she turned down $1 million to sell her home to make way for a commercial development in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle. It didn't matter that her tiny house was surrounded by rubble and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MACEFIELD, EDITH MAR

O'Neal, Barbara

Summary: "Popular blogger and foodie queen Lavender Wills reigns over Lavender Honey Farms, a serene slice of organic heaven nestled in Oregon wine country. Lavender is determined to keep her legacy from falling into the profit-driven hands of uncaring relatives, and she wants an heir to sustain her life's work after she's gone. So she invites her three closest online friends--fellow food bloggers,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ONE

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